Summary of Statement No. 6

Classification of Short-Term Obligations Expected to Be Refinanced—an amendment of ARB No. 43, Chapter 3A (Issued 5/75)


This Statement specifies that short-term obligations arising from transactions in the normal course of business that are due in customary terms shall be classified as current liabilities. Short-term obligations expected to be refinanced on a long-term basis shall be excluded from current liabilities only if the enterprise intends to refinance the obligation on a long-term basis and has the demonstrated ability to consummate the refinancing.